Meet me at the museum

by Anne Youngson

Written in English
Published: Pages: 272 Downloads: 56
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Subjects:

  • Letters,
  • Widowers,
  • Friendship,
  • Self-actualization (Psychology),
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

StatementAnne Youngson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6125.O945 M44 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination272 pages
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26964968M
ISBN 101250295165
ISBN 109781250295163
OCLC/WorldCa1008972411

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Book Summary. Anne Youngson's Meet Me at the Museum is a celebration of long letters, kindred spirits, and the possibility of writing a new story for yourself, at any stage of life. Tina and Kristian thought Meet me at the museum book love stories were over.

Each on the other side of 60, they have lost a best friend and a wife, the ambitions of their youth, their hopes for a fresh start.

“Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to savor.” —Annie Barrows, co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife and his hopes for the future.

Meet Me at the Museum. Anne Youngson, Flatiron Books. ISBN Summary. In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife and his hopes for the future. On an isolated English farm, Tina Hopgood is trapped in a life she doesn’t remember choosing.

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This article relates to Meet Me at the Museum. Anne Youngson's debut work, Meet Me at the Museum is an epistolary novel consisting of letters between a farm wife living in England and a Danish museum curator. The correspondence begins when she writes to inquire about Tollund Man.

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How is reading an epistolary novel different than reading more traditional first- person narration. Youngson’s epistolary novel follows the correspondence between Tina Hopgood – a farmer’s wife living in Bury St Edmunds – and professor Anders Larsen, a curator at a Danish museum.

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Meet Me at the Museum shows how relationships can be built and strengthen through the written word. It shows how they can break down and shatter through the spoken word, or through the lack of words at all.

I thoroughly enjoyed reading Meet Me at the Museum and getting to know Tina and Anders through their correspondence/5(36). “Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to savor.”— Annie Barrows, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.

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In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife and his hopes for the s:   Meet Me at the Museum is gently provoking, delving into how we interact with our children, our spouses, our communities, but mostly with ourselves."--Minneapolis Star Tribune "A farmer's wife and a museum curator begin a life-changing correspondence in this lovely book by Anne Youngson, a first-time novelist at age "Reviews:   Meet Me at the Museum (Book): Youngson, Anne: In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen has lost his wife and his hopes for the future.

On an isolated English farm, Tina Hopgood is trapped in a life she doesn't remember choosing. Brought together by a shared fascination with the Tollund Man, subject of Seamus Heaney's famous poem, they begin writing letters to one another.

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--NPR Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to savor. --Annie Barrows, co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his .Editions for Meet Me at the Museum: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in A deep and luminous novel of self-discovery and second chances, MEET ME AT THE MUSEUM is a heartbreaking celebration of love, life and the surprises it throws at us.

In a story that is at once urgent and tender, Anne Youngson polishes the everyday until it gleams.